Archive for November, 2011

The Gray-Nosed Kitten by Miriam E. Mason

Monday, November 21st, 2011

A book review by Patty

This is a book written long ago, but an overlooked timely classic about an unwanted kitten who brings a lonely boy and a town together to form friendships.  It proves that even a gray-nosed kitten can do great things.  A must read for all ages!

It is interesting to note the book was illustrated by Marie C. Nichols and published in 1950 by Houghton Mifflin Company.  Patty is a yet  undiscovered illustrator who works part-time at the West Deptford Free Public Library circulation desk.   In browsing the book’s hand drawn illustrations,  I suspect this was a childhood favorite that had a strong influence on Patty’s artistic development.